Franki oversees the management of the Community Foundation’s assets and the operations of the Community Foundation’s building. Franki also works with local estate and financial planners on complex estate planning functions and assists their clients with designing charitable legacies.
Franki received her Bachelor of Science in accounting from Widener University and is a Certified Public Accountant. Through 1995, Franki was a Senior Audit Manager specializing in nonprofit audits for KPMG, Philadelphia. After KPMG, she was a contracted fiscal officer to various companies, including the Community Foundation, where she came aboard full time in 1998.
Franki is treasurer of Reading Toastmasters, a trustee for the Law Foundation of Berks County, and a board member at AAA Reading-Berks. She also serves on the finance committee of Berks Nature and Trinity Lutheran Church, Reading.
She served as president of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) in 2021-2022 and served as a board member of the Pennsylvania CPA Foundation.
She also is a former board member of Alvernia University, Centro Hispano, and Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania.
In 2014, Franki received two major awards. Lehigh Valley Business gave her the CFO of the Year Community Service Award and the Greater Reading Chamber of Commerce and Industry selected her for the ATHENA Award, which honors those who exhibit a commitment to professional excellence, community service, and active assistance to women in their attainment of professional excellence and leadership skills.